Veterinaria Digital - 1/10/2018Lesion of the gastrocnemius
The lesion of the gastrocnemius is related to breeds with rapid muscle development, which causes an unbalance between the insertion surface and the muscular tension. This situation gets worse when there is lack of exercise due to the high density (heads...
Veterinaria Digital - 13/05/2018Deep pectoral necrosis
This disease has a genetic origin and causes ischemia of the deep pectoral muscle.
Veterinaria Digital - 29/04/2018Deep pectoral myopathy in birds
Necrotic ischemia of the deep pectoral muscle in birds is caused by a restriction in blood supply that is related to genetic factors, derived from the selection to produce birds with strongly developed pectoral muscles.
Veterinaria Digital - 2/04/2018Deep pectoral myopathy or green muscle disease
Deep pectoral myopathy, also called green muscle disease. It is caused by an insufficient blood supply to the deeper part of this muscle, in fast-growing birds. Ischaemia causes cell death and the muscle gets green and dull.